Wade Arvizu is a published author, public speaker and human trafficking subject matter expert. He has been providing recommendations and input to inform research, policies, and programs to combat trafficking since 2014. His primary focus is on family facilitated exploitation and working with LGBQ and Transgender survivors of exploitation. He is the Associate Director of Employment Pathways at Survivor Alliance, which works to provide opportunities for survivors of human trafficking to acheive financial freedom by increasing the number of survivors employed in economically stable jobs. He published his first book, Fragments: A Post Traumatic Paradigm, in 2019 under the pseudonym K.D. Roche and is currently working on his second book.